State Block: Wisconsin


Wisconsin State Block

May 29, 1848

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Dark Blue

Light Pink

Dark Turquoise

Light Sky

Dark Orange

Light Yellow

Get the fabrics for this week’s blocks in one convenient fat quarter bundle! Bundle includes fabrics for all the state blocks in Week Six.


Download Foundation Paper Piecing Pattern and English Paper Piecing Templates.

  • Print 1 of pattern A.
  • Print 4 of template B.
  • Print 4 of template C.
  • Print 4 of template D.
  • Print 16 of template E.
  • Print 4 of template F.


From the light yellow fabric, prepare templates B.

From the dark blue fabric, prepare templates C and D.

From the light pink fabric, prepare templates F and 12 of E.

From the dark turquoise fabric, prepare 4 of template E.

Unit A

Using the dark orange and light sky fabrics, sew paper piecing pattern A.

Corner Units

Using the assembly diagram below, sew C and D to each side of B. Make 4.

Using the color diagram above, sew together 3 light pink E and 1 dark turquoise E. Make 4.

Sew the two units together to complete the corner units. Make 4.

Sew two F to the sides of two of the corner units.

Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, sew the lesser corner units to unit A.

Sew the remaining two corner units to the center to complete the block.

Block measures 12 1/2″ unfinished.


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Special thanks to Bonnie Browning for use of her book for reference, Vintage Quilt Blocks State by State by Bonnie K. Browning.

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